Conversational phrases beginning with J. Select a phrase for more details.
You can say this when someone's having an unpleasant experience that you're also having, or have had.
You can say this to make someone do something quickly.
You can say this if you want somebody to wait for a very short time.
You can say this to let someone know that you don't mind if your idea or suggestion is rejected.
You can say this if what you thought was true is proved to be true.
You can say this when a bad situation hasn't occurred, or has been avoided.
You can say this if someone doesn't realize you're kidding or joking.
easily, quickly or without warning
You can say this to a shop assistant if you don't need their help while you're looking at things.
You can say this before asking for information you're interested in, but have no intention of using for any other purpose.
You can say something's "just the thing" if it's exactly what's needed or wanted.
This can be used to strengthen a threat or a promise.